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    The picture which inspired Victorian Snapshots

    I was having a tidy-up the other day and came across this document. It's the picture which inspired Ray Steadman-Allen's brilliant work Victorian Snapshots - On Ratcliffe Highway. When you compare the picture with the extraordinary depth of the work you realise just how much imagination and...
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    Berkhamsted and Boxmoor Band

    Is there anybody out there who was a member of the now defunct Berkhamsted and Boxmoor Band, particularly around the early to mid 1980s? I've been digitising my old 35mm slide collection recently, and pictures from that time have revived a lot of old memories.
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    Oklahoma! - Alan Catherall arrangement

    Hi Can anyone tell me who publishes Alan Catherall's arrangement of Oklahoma! It doesn't seem to appear in any publisher's website I can find. Thanks.
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    Sold/Expired For sale: Set of band parts, The Night to Sing (Bram Tovey)

    I have for sale a brand new, unmarked and complete set of parts of The Night to Sing (Bram Tovey). These are band parts only, there is no score, so it might suit someone with a copy of the study score whose band fancies a crack at it. This set costs £44.00 new from the publisher (excluding...
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    Academic Festival Overture - Lorriman arrangement

    Hi, is anyone familiar with the Howard Lorriman arrangement of the Academic Festival Overture? How does it compare with the old Denis Wright arrangement? Thanks, Alec
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    Bedford Town Band: vacancies

    Bedford Town Band (First Section) have vacancies for BASS TROMBONE, EEb BASS and PERCUSSION players. The band rehearses in central Bedford on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8pm to 10pm. Please contact me in confidence for further details, or visit the band's website at
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    Bedford Town Band: euphonium player required for the area contest

    Bedford Town Band (Championship Section, London and Southern Counties) are urgently seeking a euphonium player to be part of our preparations for the area contest in March, and possibly beyond. The band rehearses on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8pm to 10pm in central Bedford. If you would like...
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    Repton (Dear Lord & Father) - singable versions

    Hi there I need a version of Repton that can be sung to by a congregation. The Eric Banks and Gavin Somerset versions change key half way through which makes them unsuitable. Peter Graham's version stays in the same key - is anyone familiar with this arrangement, is it suitable for singing...
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    Anyone know a gig bag repairer?

    Hello I've got a Vincent Bach euphonium gig bag and the zip has broken. Does anyone know of any repairers, ideally in the North London / Bedfordshire / A1 corridor area? I've tried Vincent Bach themselves, Windcraft and a couple of shoe repairers but none of them can help. Thanks Alec
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    Rousseau - Edward Gregson

    I wonder if anyone can help me in locating a copy (the sheet music that is) of Edward Gregson's brass quartet Rousseau. I vaguely recalled that it was published by SP & S and have had that confirmed by Obrasso, who have a CD with the piece on it. However, I spoke to a nice lady from SP & S who...
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    Wanted: 1st cornet for quartet, N London/Herts/Beds/A1M corridor

    Wanted: 1st cornet player for brass quartet, N. London/Herts/Beds/A1(M) corridor The EPB brass quartet is seeking a good quality first (B flat) cornet player for regular rehearsals. There is a sizeable but largely unknown repertoire for brass quartet - our primary purpose is to explore and...
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    Cornet and trombone players needed, North London/Herts

    The Enfield Motor Museum and Potters Bar Contest Band (Third Section) . an ambitious and successful band, seek a . B FLAT CORNET PLAYER . and a . TENOR or BASS TROMBONE PLAYER . to strengthen its line-up in preparation for the forthcoming Area Championships in March 2006 . The band practice on...
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    Wanted: Cornet Player, London/South Herts

    Wanted: Cornet Player, North London/South Herts THE ENFIELD MOTOR MUSEUM AND POTTERS BAR CONTEST BAND . (formerly Potters Bar Town Band, 4th Section National Champions 2004/5) . require an ambitious . CORNET PLAYER . to complete their line-up, in preparation for their Third Section debut at...
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    North London/South Herts: Champion band requires players

    The Potter Bar Contest Band (Fourth Section National Champions 2004) . invite applications from committed, ambitious bandsmen/women for the following positions: . Front/Back Row Cornet Second Horn Second Trombone Bass Trombone Percussion . The band rehearse fortnightly on Sundays with extra...
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    Conductor wanted for Champion Band: North London/South Herts

    The Potters Bar Contest Band (Fourth Section National Champions 2004) require an ambitious . RESIDENT CONDUCTOR . to take the band forward to further success in the Third Section . Working with the band's Musical Director, Sarah Groarke, the successful applicant will be responsible for...